Sewing With Nancy Videos

10-20-30 Minutes to Recycle Jeans - Part One

Premiered: September 19, 2016

Don’t junk those old jeans! Nancy shows you how to use deconstructed denim jeans in a variety of new ways to decorate your kitchen. See how durable potholders, pretty placemats, a stylish casserole carrier, and darling bibs are all constructed using the 10-20-30 Minutes to Sew philosophy.

10-20-30 Minutes to Recycle Jeans - Part Two

Premiered: September 26, 2016

What’s old is new again! Restyle your old jeans into useful and decorative home accessories. Nancy applies her 10-20-30 Minutes to Sew philosophy to create Soft-sided Bins, the Double Duty Mat for sewing and pressing, the Crossbody Jeans Bag, and the Two-for-One Apron.

Best Sweatshirt Makeovers, Part One

Premiered: August 8, 2016

Transform a wardrobe staple—the sweatshirt—into a unique garment that expresses your own personal style. Mary Mulari joins Nancy to inspire you with some of their favorite techniques and design ideas. Learn how to restyle a pullover to a cardigan, apply simple appliqués, and add plackets and zippers.

Best Sweatshirt Makeovers, Part Two

Premiered: August 15, 2016

Join the restyling trend as Nancy and her guest, Mary Mulari, share creative ways to makeover sweatshirts with stunning results. With creative cutting and stitching, you’ll twist, turn, and topstitch a sweatshirt into your own personal style statement.

Cuddle Buddies Hats and Scarves

Premiered: February 1, 2016

Nancy Zieman and her guest, Donna Fenske, share techniques to create hats and scarves with adorable animal features. Nancy shows how to appliqué as you add dimensional elements like faces, ears, paws, feathers, and more.

Doodle Stitching - Part One

Premiered: October 17, 2016

We’ve all doodled, sketching with short pencil strokes or shapes in the margins of notes or homework. Nancy teaches you to translate those doodles onto fabric with your sewing machine to create small works of fiber art. The sewing is fast, and the end result - satisfying.

Doodle Stitching - Part Three

Premiered: October 31, 2016

Instead of using pen and paper, use your sewing machine and colorful thread as your tools for doodling. There’s no right or wrong way to Doodle Stitch. Rather, let the creative process be your guide. Nancy will show you how to create small, artistic projects without a rulebook.

Doodle Stitching - Part Two

Premiered: October 24, 2016

Doodling—we’ve all done it with pen and paper. Now it can easily be replicated on fabric. Let Nancy inspire you to use simple stitches, and odds and ends of fabric to create greeting cards to desktop art from spontaneous Doodle Stitching ideas.

Favorite Scarves to Sew, Part One

Premiered: August 22, 2016

Turn a rectangle of fabric into a fabulous accessory. Scarves are fashion statements that are as enjoyable to create as they are to wear. Nancy and her guest, Donna Fenske, highlight some timeless scarf techniques that can be quickly created in a variety of fabrics.

Favorite Scarves to Sew, Part Two

Premiered: August 29, 2016

With a minimal amount of fabric and a little bit of sewing time, you can create a fashion statement with an easy-to-make and easy-to-wear scarf. Select the Loop and Tuck Scarf, the S-Curve Scarf, Knot Your Average Scarf, the Convertible Ride Scarf, or the Double De-Lite Scarf and start sewing with Nancy!

Hoop It Up - Guide to Successful Embroidery Part One

Premiered: January 18, 2016

Use your embroidery sewing machine to create unique gift bundles for a baby, kids, or friends. Wondering if you’re up to the task? Let Nancy and guest, Marie Zinno, show you how to hoop for success on a variety of standard gift items such as baby bibs, tote bags, and hooded towels. You’ll soon find that learning the right way to attach fabrics to an embroidery hoop leads to embroidery success.

Hoop It Up - Guide to Successful Embroidery Part Two

Premiered: January 25, 2016

Embroidery pro Marie Zinno joins Nancy to share her tips on how to successfully embroider by machine. As a professional, Marie knows the ins and outs of attaching a ready made T-shirt, baby onesie, tote, or slippers to an embroidery hoop, and she’s willing to share all her trade secrets.

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